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Wednesday photo of the week: Merry Christmas!

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Wednesday photo of the week: my little (or big?) eaglet

This week’s photo comes a day early, because I love it and just want to share it: This giant sculpture of a bald eagle’s nest rests at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge in Sherwood, south of Portland off of Highway … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from Exploring Portland’s Natural Areas!

We have a lot to be thankful for, and I am especially thankful for the opportunity to get outside as a family today (at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge in Sherwood, OR) and get a not-often-enough taken photo of the … Continue reading

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Help construct an eagle’s nest sculpture at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, Sept. 28

Via the Friends of the Refuge:

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Summer is here, and so are summer camps

I realize this post is a little late, but for any parents who are still looking to sign their child(ren) up for summer camps, here are places in the Portland area with awesome nature-based programs. Be sure to contact each … Continue reading

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Focus on Nature Photo Contest (from Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge and Washington County)

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Tualatin River Bird Festival, May 18

More info here.  

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Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge in winter

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge (), January 16, 2013 (photos): Do you see the Great Blue Heron?   That’s a Bald Eagle nest in the tree in the background:

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Wednesday photo of the week: flow gently

I wonder sometimes if sweet Afton will have a fondness for rivers. Her name does come from the River Afton in Scotland (obligatory travel destination in the future!). Today, we’ll have to do with the Tualatin River, as seen from … Continue reading

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Upcoming nature events in Portland

July 7 | Library Story Walk: “Bring the whole family for a StoryWalk at Spring Garden Park led by the Capitol Hill Library youth librarian. This special storytime will explore a nature book and the park at the same time. A nature … Continue reading

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